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The top 4 things your employees look for in their careers

Have a solid plan on how to help your teammates achieve their goals, even personal ones

 As leaders, we must always hold ourselves accountable to build meaningful and purposeful relationships with our employees. This allows us to better understand those we are serving and what motivates them to perform for the betterment of a healthier whole.Assessments, books and ...

by Glenn Llopis  | December 01, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How to disrupt your next meeting ”" and look like the smartest person in the room

Even the most ineffective meetings represent opportunities for leverage

Eighty percent of success, the saying holds, is about just showing up.By this measure, the millions of meetings that are held in offices across the United States every day provide attendees with a strong chance to make the other 20 percent happen.If they could ...

by Harrison Monarth  | November 21, 2016 08:00:00
News and Events

Financial Adviser: Why you need to celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week

Know the 5 things you got in you as an entrepreneur that you ought to honor

Not many are aware that there is a global celebration about entrepreneurship around the world that is happening every third week of November.  This week, there are more than 10 million people from 160 countries who are participating in 35,000 events to ...

by Henry Ong  | November 16, 2016 02:00:00
Run & Grow

Top 3 biases that make business execs deaf to young leaders

The c-suite, or chief business executives, got much to learn from their companies’ millennials

Millennials and other young leaders are ready to bring change to their organizations, the Leaders 2020 study from SAP SuccessFactors suggests. In the survey, millennial leaders were significantly less likely to say their organization was efficient than senior leaders.Young leaders see what needs to ...

by Thuy and Milo Sindell  | November 08, 2016 09:00:00
Run & Grow

The 10 traits of highly desirable people

These people get the jobs, the relationships and the lives they want

Most people today live only a small shadow of the dream of who they truly desire to be. There may have been a time in their lives when they were passionate, ambitious and adventurous, but somehow and in some way, they lost ...

by Sherrie Campbell  | November 06, 2016 12:00:00
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How to say 'no' without feeling guilty

What you spend your time on the most is what matters most to you

The word "no" is probably one of the most difficult words to say after receiving requests from people. You might even feel pressured to say "yes" because you do not want to disappoint or hurt someone’s feelings. However, at work, school, home or social ...

by Maria Elena Duron  | November 04, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

How you can decrease your weekly office hours from 40-plus to less than 8

Can a CEO work eight hours a week? Yes, and here's one who did it.

You sit down at your desk ready to destroy your workday. You brew a pot of coffee, break out your calendar and dive into your most important task.And then it happens. The phone rings, or a co-worker stops by to say “hey.” Maybe your ...

by Jeff Rose  | November 01, 2016 12:00:00
Run & Grow

What’s the most important trait that an entrepreneur must have?

Hint ”" keep your word

“Self-discipline is the ability to make yourself do what you should do, when you should do it, whether you feel like it or not.” – Kop KopmeyerThe number one reason we procrastinate, or put things off, or skip them altogether can be ...

by Paul Evans  | October 27, 2016 04:00:00
Run & Grow

5 reasons not to take your entrepreneur self so seriously

”?"Get more miles from a smile.”

Consider the entrepreneur, grinding toward his goals, pushing past the pain and battling against his lesser self. It’s a noble picture. But there's more to entrepreneurship than stress and strain.Think of the elite marathon runners who have bathroom emergencies and let it loose in ...

by Daniel Dowling  | October 26, 2016 02:00:00
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Simple tips to help you make your mark in the corporate world

Take a breather, take care of problems and take interest in people

The finest employees spend the bulk of their time helping their customers and colleagues improve and succeed. But bringing achievement to others should come with its rewards, and it is crucial to make sure you stand out from the crowd and get recognized for ...

by Rich Tanner  | October 23, 2016 07:00:00
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Downtime to-do’s: 8 things successful people do when they’re not working

Take after the heavyweights ”" do what they do when outside the office

When you think about the hyper-successful people of the world, like the multi-billionaires and the CEOs, you probably imagine them working 24/7. And while they might put in more hours than the average person, they always have at least some downtime, or time ...

by Jayson Demers  | October 21, 2016 08:00:00
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Great leaders accumulate wisdom through reciprocity, risk and respect

Leadership has its own 3Rs you ought to learn

It was my father, Frank Llopis, who taught me the importance of accumulating wisdom – and how to go about it by being hungry to learn and courageous enough to disrupt the status quo. I also learned from him to embrace reciprocity ...

by Glenn Llopis  | October 16, 2016 02:00:00
Startup Tips

16 tough tips for upcoming self-made entrepreneurs

Whatever your hustle is, we salute you

NOTE: If your dad gave you a loan of a million bucks, or if you went to a private school on mommy or daddy’s dime and are “building a business” now, or if you grew your parent’s wine business from US$ 3 ...

by Andrew Medal  | October 06, 2016 12:00:00